from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The degree or status of a doctor as conferred by a university.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To make a doctor of; confer the degree of doctor upon. Also
- noun The degree of doctor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The degree, title, or rank, of a doctor.
- transitive verb To make (one) a doctor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The highest
degreeawarded by a universityfaculty.
- verb archaic, transitive To make into a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun one of the highest earned academic degrees conferred by a university
Sorry, no etymologies found.
After all, presumably someone with a doctorate is a highly educated person possessing a vigorous work ethic --- and more importantly, has achieved the ability to think abstractly at a very high level.
For example, a doctorate is a degree that is attained by the completion of the educational requirements.
There will be 6 days of cultural activity dedicated to the “sacred music par excellence,” which shall include conferences, recitals, an introductory course with Professor Rafael Martinez, an intermediary course with Dr. Herminio Sanchez de la Barquera, and an advanced course for teachers on semiological interpretation given by Professor Nino Albarota, who recently received an honorary doctorate from the Pontifical Institute of Sacred Music in Rome (PIMS).
By 1905, Einstein received his doctorate from the University of Physics and went on to lecture in Germany.
The Klansman on the hunt for a doctorate is not a doctor.
Did bit just call out the fake doctor whose doctorate is definitely NOT in theology? ralph thinks so.
Aucker, who had obtained his job with a doctorate from a nonaccredited California company, packed up and left town in the middle of the night in
Let me guess, you got your doctorate from the ACME School of Holistic Medicine and Taxidermy Science?
At different times over the years, Perdue has made conflicting claims regarding the subject of her doctorate from the University of Florida.
It was not until 1975, when she was eighty-three, that her work was acknowledged by the award of an honorary doctorate from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for her idea of “organized transport of youth into kibbutzim.”